Boredom Quotes

The cure for boredom is curiosity. There is no cure for curiosity. -Ellen Parr

When people are bored, it is primarily with their own selves that they are bored. -Eric Hoffer

Perhaps the world’s second worst crime is boredom. The first is being a bore. -Sir Cecil Beaton

Work spares us from three evils: boredom, vice, and need. -Voltaire

Boredom: the desire for desires. -Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy

Boredom is the feeling that everything is a waste of time; serenity, that nothing is. -Thomas S.Szasz

I’ve got a great ambition to die of exhaustion rather than boredom. -Thomas Carlyle

In order to live free and happily, you must sacrifice boredom. It is not always an easy sacrifice. -Richard Bach

You’ll find boredom where there is the absence of a good idea. -Earl Nightingale

Nobody is bored when he is trying to make something that is beautiful or to discover something that is true. -W.R. Inge

Boredom, after all, is a form of criticism. -Wendell Phillips

The biggest bore is the person who is bored by everyone and everything. -Frank Tyger

Boredom is rage spread thin. -Paul Tillich

Boredom is the root of all evil – the despairing refusal to be oneself. -Soren Kierkegaard

Boredom is a vital problem for the moralist, since half the sins of mankind are caused by the fear of it. -Bertrand Russell

I can excuse everything but boredom. Boring people don’t have to stay that way. -Hedy Lamarr

In order to live free and happily you must sacrifice boredom. It is not always an easy sacrifice. -Richard Bach

Isn’t history ultimately the result of our fear of boredom? -Emile M. Cioran

Jump out the window if you are the object of passion. Flee it if you feel it. Passion goes, boredom remains. -Coco Chanel

There’s no excuse to be bored. Sad, yes. Angry, yes. Depressed, yes. Crazy, yes. But there’s no excuse for boredom, ever. -Viggo Mortensen

When we hold back out of laziness, that is when we tie ourselves into knots of boredom. -Walter Annenberg